(countable) A thing that is external relative to something else.
(economics, countable) An impact, positive or negative, on any party not involved in a given economic transaction or act.
Externality Sentence Examples
In these works he attacked the existing theories of externality which to the unphilosophical mind is proved by visual evidence.
This externality of religious truth to the mind is fundamental in scholasticism, while the opposite view is equally fundamental in mysticism.
As cause of our sensations and ground of our belief in externality, he substituted for an unintelligible material substance an equally unintelligible operation of divine power.
It was evident that a similar analysis might have been applied to tactual consciousness which does not give externality in its deepest significance any more than the visual; but with deliberate purpose Berkeley at first drew out only one side of his argument.
In the Principles of Human Knowledge, externality in its ultimate sense as independence of all mind is considered.